Housing Payment Information

A Discretionary Housing Payment fund is administered for those households that are on Housing Benefit or Universal Credit Housing Costs and may not be receiving the full amount of their rent, are affected by under occupancy (sometimes known in the press as the ‘bedroom tax’) or require a deposit and/or rent in advance for a new tenancy or assistance with removal costs.

Edinburgh Council are keen to maximise this fund and support as many low income households as possible.

Please see the below link or on ‘read more’ (app users) for more information.

Discretionary Housing Payments Factsheet